Scientific Linux Security Update : sendmail on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The configuration of Sendmail was found to not reject the
'localhost.localdomain' domain name for e-mail messages that came from
external hosts. This could have allowed remote attackers to disguise
spoofed messages (CVE-2006-7176).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1d0e4248

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60169 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7176